Joe Chu is a Managing Director overseeing portfolio management for both the Greystar-Thackeray and Industrial business lines. He is responsible for venture formation, portfolio management, partner communications, venture-level management reporting, and venture administration. Additionally, Joe co-manages operations for the Greystar-Thackeray business.
Prior to joining Thackeray in 2007, Joe was an Investment Banking Analyst for Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette, then was an Associate with venture capital fund Upfront Ventures, and finally worked as a program supervisor for a faith-based community non-profit organization. His real estate affiliations include The Wharton School’s Zell-Lurie Real Estate Center and the Dallas Real Estate Council, where he served on the Foundation Board.
Joe is a double graduate of The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania, having received both a bachelor’s degree in Economics and a Master’s in Business Administration.